2 edition of Political myth. found in the catalog.
|Series||Key concepts in political science|
|LC Classifications||JA74 T83 1972B|
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|Number of Pages||157|
A great contemporary German philosopher attacks the explosive problem of political myth in our day, and reveals how the myth of the state evolved from primitive times to prepare the way for the rise of the modern totalitarian state."A brilliant survey of some of the major texts in the history of political theory."—Kenneth Burke, The Nation.5/5(1). All the political news in one place. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Nonfiction: The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America by Greg Grandin. “Ever since this nation’s inception, the idea of an open and ever-expanding frontier has been central to American identity.
Her book offers an explanation of this religious dynamic by using the term “political myth” to describe this phenomenon. This type of myth, she says, is not to be confused with the imaginary; rather, she uses the term to describe a complicated intertwining of the religious and the secular within contemporary human rights. The Aryan-Dravidian divide is largely a modern political construct. The culture of South India has been intimately woven with Sanskrit, Vedic philosophies, Vedic .
Product Information. Myth theorists characterise myths as stories that possess the status of sacred truth within one or more social groups. Flood discusses how political myth is an ideologically marked narrative, widely accepted as valid in its essentials. The Myth of Middle-Class Liberalism Baked into this argument is the assumption that assertive middle classes are crucial for the triumph of political liberty. In her book “Origins Author: David Motadel.
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In this book, Chiara Bottici argues for a philosophical understanding of political myth. Bottici shows that myth is a process, one of continuous work on a basic narrative pattern Cited by: Political Myth (Theorists of Myth) [Flood, Christopher] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
Political Myth (Theorists of Myth)Format: Paperback. Political Myth book. Read reviews from world’s largest community Political myth. book readers.4/5(1). “This book is a masterful discussion of political myth and a sophisticated reading of Genesis-Joshua as a political myth and the use of the logic of this myth in capitalist nations in general and Australia and the USA in particular Boer’s message needs to be heard.
His strategy needs : Roland Boer. Political Myth book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In this provocative and necessary work, Roland Boer, a leading biblic /5. Political Polytheism challenges the myth of neutrality, they myth of political pluralism, and the myth of the Constitutional Convention.
There has never been a book like it. The book is designed to launch the hottest political debate since Bitecofer, a year-old professor at Christopher Newport University in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia, Political myth. book little known in the extremely online, extremely male-dominated world of political.
Get this from a library. Political myth. [H Tudor] OCLC Number: Description: pages 23 cm: Contents: CHAPTER 1 --The study of political myths --Allegorical and Euhemerist theories of myth --The Idealist theory of myth --Linguistic, aetiological and ritual theories of myth --Myth as a primitive world-view --The question of Origins --CHAPTER 2 --Psychological theories of myth.
Political Myth. likes. Political OrganizationFollowers: "This book, by an outstanding historian of southern Africa, explores the idea of political mythology and the particular mythology of the Afrikaner nationalist movementA description of how these myths developed and have been used and changed illuminates much more than the South African situation.
Political Myth: A Theoretical Introduction Volume of Garland reference library of the humanities Volume 8 of Theorists of myth: Author: Christopher Flood: Edition: reprint, revised: Publisher: Psychology Press, ISBN:Length: pages: Subjects/5(2).
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To reclaim it in support of progressive political ends, Boer maintains, it is necessary to understand the dynamics of political myth. Boer elaborates a theory of political myth in dialogue with Ernst Bloch, Theodor Adorno, Alain Badiou, Jacques Lacan, and Slavoj Žižek. Through close readings of well-known biblical stories he then scrutinizes Brand: Kenneth Surin.
Get this from a library. A philosophy of political myth. [Chiara Bottici] -- "In this book, Chiara Bottici argues for a philosophical understanding of political myth. Bottici demonstrates that a myth is a process, one of continuous work on a basic narrative pattern that.
Tolkien borrowed the Greek term “mythpoesis” to describe the task of modern myth-making, and so the literary concept of mythopoeia was born. Tolkien’s myths are profoundly : Damien Walter. 1st Edition Published on Novem by Routledge First Published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Jorunn Oslash;kland, Centre for Gender Research, University of Oslo, 'This book is a masterful discussion of political myth and a sophisticated reading of Genesis-Joshua as a political myth and the use of the logic of this myth in capitalist nations in general and Australia and the USA in particular Boer's message needs to be heard.
• To order The Myth of the Strong Leader for £ with free UK p&p call Guardian book service on or go to Topics Politics books. In this provocative and necessary work, Roland Boer, a leading biblical scholar and cultural theorist, develops a political myth for the Left: a powerful narrative to be harnessed in support of progressive policy.
Boer focuses on foundational stories in the Hexateuch, the first six books of the Bible, from Genesis through Joshua. SUPPORT LARB. The Los Angeles Review of Books is a (c)(3) nonprofit. Help us create the kind of literary community you’ve always dreamed of.
But perhaps most importantly, the perpetual presence of conservative political books on the bestseller list creates an enduring myth — the myth of popular support for these conservative. A great contemporary German philosopher attacks the explosive problem of political myth in our day, and reveals how the myth of the state evolved from primitive times to prepare the way for the rise of the modern totalitarian state.
"A brilliant survey of some of the major texts in the history of political theory."—Kenneth Burke, The Nation.The Myth of the Rational Voter takes an unflinching look at how people who vote under the influence of false beliefs ultimately end up with government that delivers lousy results.
With the upcoming presidential election season drawing nearer, this thought-provoking book is sure to spark a long-overdue reappraisal of our elective system.